Re: [dev] [dwm] Crash with emojis on title bar

From: Hiltjo Posthuma <hiltjo_AT_codemadness.org>
Date: Mon, 12 Feb 2018 17:40:01 +0100

On Mon, Feb 12, 2018 at 12:50:17PM +0000, Cg wrote:
> Laslo Hunhold wrote:
>
> >> Pango is a much heavier library than Xft, so I would be surprised if
> >> Hiltjo was suggesting that was use Pango.
> > I'll give Hiltjo the freedom to share as much as he desires about what
> > he's doing, but "maybe" he was talking about a solution that is
> > developed in-house.
>
> Or maybe the solution is to not use any of these font rendering
> libraries, as it was some years ago before the Xft patch was merged?
>

There is no pleasing everyone.

> That leads to another question: is the problem with fonts (OTF/TTF)
> or libraries themselves? I see a lot of people in the community using
> bitmap fonts in WMs/terminals exclusively; even the screenshots page
> is a Terminus/Fixed kingdom.
>
> --
> cac
>
>

-- 
Kind regards,
Hiltjo
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